Bubble Bobble © 1986 Romstar, Incorporated.
For more information about the game itself, please see the original Taito Corp. entry.
Bubble Bobble was released in October 1986 in North America by Romstar, Inc. under license by Taito America Corp.
Revision 2 (October 1986 in USA):
* Software version : 1.0
Revision 3 (November 1986 in USA):
* Software version 5.1
* Added mode selection at the beginning of the game (Normal or Super mode).
In Super mode :
The rooms are all in different colors.
All 'Zen-Chan' are replaced by 'Hidegonsu' and vice-versa.
All 'Mighta' are replaced by 'Drunk' and vice-versa.
All 'Monsta' are replaced by 'PulPul' and vice-versa.
The only monster that remains unchanged is 'Banebou'.
'Invader' does not appear at all in Super mode ('Hidegonsu' takes its place).
NOTE: Only home versions released in North America are listed here. For non-US ports, please see the original Taito Corp. entry.
[US] Nintendo NES (1988) "Bubble Bobble [Model NES-B2]"
[US] Sega Saturn (1996) "Bubble Bobble also featuring Rainbow Islands [Model T-8131H]"
[US] Sony PlayStation (1996) "Bubble Bobble also featuring Rainbow Islands [Model SLUS-00370]"
[US] Sony PS2 (oct.25, 2005) "Taito Legends [Model SLUS-21122]"
[US] Microsoft XBOX (oct.25, 2005) "Taito Legends"
Sony PlayStation 4 [PSN] [US] (mar.15, 2016) "Arcade Archives - Bubble Bobble [Model CUSA-03722]"
[US] Nintendo Game Boy (mar.1991) "Bubble Bobble [Model DMG-B2-USA]"
Sega Game Gear [US] (1994)
[US] Nintendo GBA (2003) "Bubble Bobble - Old & New [Model AGB-AONE-USA]"
[US] Commodore C64 (1987)
[US] Apple II (1987)
PC [MS-DOS, 5.25''] [US] (1989)
PC [MS-DOS, CD-ROM] [US] (sept.30, 1996) "Bubble Bobble featuring Rainbow Islands"
[US] PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (nov.10, 2005) "Taito Legends"
[US] Nokia N-Gage "Taito Memories" : Release cancelled